North Tipperary Alzheimer’s Society 

The North Tipperary Branch of The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland will hold a talk on Gardening, presented by Tom Sheedy on Wednesday March 9th at 8pm in the Community Centre, Pallas Street. Admission is €5.00 and tickets can be purchased at the door on the night. All proceeds in aid of North Tipperary Branch of Alzheimer’s Society.


 St. Therese’s National School  

Enrolment in St. Therese’s National School
Enrolment will take place in the school from Monday 28th February until Friday March 11th (from 2.15 pm to 3.00 pm). Parents may call to the school on these days to meet with the teachers and to collect enrolment forms.

Bruno the Bear

Bruno the German Bear has just arrived at St. Therese’s National School and there is a great sense of anticipation when the parcel is opened.Bruno has brought letters from pen-pals near Lake Constance on the German-Swiss Border. He has also brought sweets,and books and a diary which will be filled in as he travels around Borrisoleigh.
Meanwhile Paddy the Bear is well on his way to Staringen to meet with the German children.Of course Paddy never travels without his hurley and sliotar, and he may even get a chance to show off some of his skills.
 Celebrating World Book Day 2011 

 Junior and Senior Infants pupils of St Therese’s National School Borrisoleigh on World Book Day with Principal Mrs Mary Butler and Class teacher Mrs Michelle Fitzpatrick.
Parent’s Association Cheque Presentation
 Photo of cheque being presented to Mrs Mary Butler Principal and Mrs Francis Kenneally of St. Therese’s National School Borrisoleigh by the Parent’s Association. The €2000 will be used to fund concrete materials to aid literacy and numeracy, also to fund a 6 week pottery course due to commence in the school after Easter. Thanks to all parents who helped fund raise for the above.


 Trad Night 

 Borrisoleigh Camogie Club 

Annual General Meeting
Our AGM took place on the 26th of November 2010. Election of officers for the coming year took place and are as follows:
Chairperson : Carmel Harkin
Vice Charperson: Siobhan Stapleton
Secretary: Christine O Brien
Vice Secretary: Siobhan Stapleton
Tresurer: Geraldine Delaney
PRO: Pauline O’ Connor
Child Welfare Officer: Vera Hogan

Team Managers
U8.Christine O Brien, Michelle Stapleton and Paula Ryan
U10 Orlagh Ryan, Deniese Hogg and Caroline Harkin
U12 Carmel Harkin, Vera Hogan and Geraldine Delaney
U14/U16 Micheal Kinnane, Nora O Brien and Fitz Maurice Ryan
Junior. Jody Harkin, Siobhan Stapleton and Martin Treacy

Junior camogie training takes place this Thursday the 3rd of March at 7.15pm. Membership and insurance is due.

 GAA In Melbourne Australia 

Some photos from a recent Gaelic Games day held at G.A.A. Victoria, Gaelic Park in Melbourne. A great day was had with some fine hurling, football and camogie skills on display!

Kenna and Gil showing off their alternative hurling skills!

Nolan, Curtin and Allen children having a great day

The Nolan,  Allen and Curtin families keeping the sport alive down under! Garrett Curtain is a renowned GAA referee from Cork and was officiating for the day with his three sons.  Declan Allen is a coach from Dublin and was accompanied by his two sons. The Nolans were flying the flag for Tipperary!!!

 Nenagh Film Club 


The Oscar Winning Film

‘The Secret in their Eyes’

at 8pm on Thursday 3 March

Admission: €6


Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the 82nd Academy Awards. The Secret in Their Eyes is a suspenseful crime drama with a love story at its core. The Plot revolves around a former state investigator, who following retirement sets about finding the killer of a beautiful young newlywed who was murdered in her home and tracking down the suspect now becomes a personal obsession.
“The Secret in Their Eyes is a superior entertainment that rarely allows the pace to slacken.”
– The Irish Times

Book Online at www.nenagharts.com or get tickets at Nenagh Arts Centre, Town Hall, Banba Square.

 Senior Scór 

Borrisoleigh Set Dancers

Best wishes Paddy!

Best wishes to Paddy Dolan in the Solo song competition and to the Borrisoleigh Set Dancers who will take part in the Munster semi-final of Senior Scór next Saturday 5th March in Cappaquin at 7.30 pm. 

 Winter Climbing in Scotland 

Preparing for his climb!!

Local mountaineer John F Kennedy recently climbing in the Highland Mountains in Scotland.

 While there John F sucessfully climbed, in full winter conditions, "THE LEDGE ROUTE", a ridge climb out of No 5 Gully on the North Face of the Ben Nevis plateau.

John F. nearing the top!!

 Borrisoleigh AFC 

Borrisoleigh AFC will hold a “Shave or Dye” charity fundraiser on Saturday 19th of March in the Clodagh Bar in aid of the Irish cancer society. Cards will be doing the rounds over the next three weeks so please give generously to this good cause.

 Marian Hall Lotto


Numbers: 5, 17, 21, 22 

No Winner

2 Match 3 @ €75

Billy Stapleton, Knockanevin
Breda Farrell, Garrangrena

Next Week’s Lotto Jackpot


  Pic of the Past… down memory lane  

Burkes of Kylecrue c. 1900
Parents John and Bridget with sons Paddy, Jim and Charlie, and daughters Nora, Katie, Annie, Ellie, Josie, Mary and Winnifred.

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